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 Aug 28, 2018 9:00 AM
by Kevin Mitchell

The case of O’Brien v. O’Brien , 2018 ONSC 4665, is a tort threshold motion brought by some of the defendants after a jury trial where damages was the only...

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 Aug 6, 2018 9:00 AM
by Kevin Mitchell

The February 23 and May 28, 2018 decisions of the Superior Court in Thomson v. Portelance and Canfield v. Brockville Ontario Speedway , respectively, 2018 ONSC 1278 and 2018 ONSC...

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 May 14, 2018 5:00 PM
by Neil Reeves

What’s Reasonable?

That is of course a subjective question and one that you won’t find an explicit answer for in the case of Konopka v. Traders. However, you...

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 Apr 11, 2018 9:00 AM
by Kevin Mitchell

In this Shakespeareanesque drama respecting three related motor vehicle tort actions, Aviva, as third party, successfully motioned under Rule 31.10, at what appears to be the outset of the trials,...

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 Jan 16, 2018 9:00 AM
by Vagmi Patel

In Security National Insurance Co. v. Allen, Justice Fragomeni of the Divisional Court upheld the decision of Director Delegate Blackman’s , finding that when an organic brain injury and a psychological disorder separately result in emotional or behavioural impairments, they are both to be rated  and then combined for the purpose of determining a WPI rating.

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 Jan 15, 2017 10:15 PM
by Daniel Strigberger

Can the definition of “owner” under the Dog Owners’ Liability Act include someone who does not have dominion and control over the dog? The Court of Appeal for Ontario says...

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 Jan 11, 2017 8:45 PM
by Neil Colville-Reeves

The obligation of a Municipality to maintain a sidewalk and the Provincial Minimum Maintenance Standards were at the heart of a recent decision out of the Ontario Superior Court of...

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Courts, Legislation / Regulation, Municipal Act, Torts  
  

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 Dec 16, 2016 10:17 AM
by Neil Colville-Reeves

Ontario’s Superior Court has provided further direction on the standard of care of occupiers, this time in the context of a municipality operating a snow slide at a winter festival.

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 Dec 8, 2016 11:27 AM
by Neil Colville-Reeves

In the recent case of Brown v. Marriott , Ontario’s Superior Court provided further guidance on the obligation of occupiers to take reasonable measures to ensure persons entering on premises...

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